Kaduna is a city and capital of Kaduna State in Northern Nigeria. Once the center of administration for colonial Northern Nigeria, Kaduna is an important city center city for transportation, agriculture, industry, commerce, and trade.
Kaduna once known by the slogan The Liberal State is one of the many melting pots in Nigeria. Kaduna has a mix of Nigerians from all tribes and ethnicity, so for Nigerians, there is always a bit of home in Kaduna. For foreigners, it is an opportunity to experience the potpourri that is the diverse Nigerian heritage. Kaduna is a great place to visit for tourism, business, and cultural immersion.
Kaduna has two seasons over the course of the year, the wet and the dry season with the harmattan briefly experienced over the dry season. During this period the weather is extremely cold and dry with low levels of humidity and the mornings are foggy. It gets very hot in the dry season with temperatures getting to as high as 380 Celsius.
Places to Stay in Kaduna
Kaduna has amazing hotel accommodation facilities from luxury hotels to guest inns and budget hotels. Check the Kaduna Page of hotels in Kaduna on Jumia Travel and filter for hotels that meet your needs in the city.
Kaduna can be reached by air through the Kaduna Airport. From Abuja by road through the Kaduna-Abuja Expressway, by Lagos through interconnecting highways across several states starting from the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to Shagamu-Benin Expressway on to the Okene-Lokoja Road and A2 onwards into Kaduna.
Buses ply different routes in the city. Motorbikes and tricycles are also available for shorter distances. Cabs and Taxis can also be picked up to move around.
Visit the Arewa House which is a Museum and center for documentation of research and history by Ahmadu Bello University. Kaduna is big on polo with many notable horse racing families. Visit Ahmadu Yakubu Polo Club to get a feel of the excitement of the game. Gamji Park also attracts tourists and visitors, picnic makers and generally those looking to relax and have a good time in the city's atmosphere.